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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


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A special (or two) for my birthday

My birthday is coming up in ten days, and I’ve decided I’ll do something special for my Patrons – because they are my special fans, and I felt like giving them something different.
Why not use my 53rd birthday as an excuse?

In the last few weeks I have started a podcast, in Italian, together with my friend Lucy – basically we sit in front of a microphone and talk about our favorite horror/fantasy/thriller movies. We started with pandemic, post-apocalypse British flick Doomsday, from 2008, and continued with the classic 1972 BBC production of Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape. We’re having a lot of fun, and when I asked her, my partner-in-crime accepted to do a special episode of our ‘cast, exclusively for my Patrons.

And why not let them choose the movie?, I said.

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Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter, 1974

I said I should do a post about Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter, and why not do it now?
It’s always fun to watch the movie again.
If you areinterested, there is an acceptable copy on Youtube, and to give you an idea, here’s the trailer…

The trailer lies.
Or it practices a nice bit of misdirection.
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